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David T. Hamilton


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Best Lawyers | Lawyer of the Year | 2014 | Municipal Law | David T. Hamilton | St. Louis


As a founding member of Hamilton Weber, David Hamilton remains affiliated with the firm to provide advice and counsel to the lawyers who are providing legal services to the firm’s clients, however, his practice is now devoted to Alternative Dispute Resolution with Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services, also known as JAMS.

During the 44 years David actively practiced law, his focus was primarily in the following areas and he routinely provides mediation and arbitration services in these areas with JAMS:

  • General Municipal Representation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Civil Rights Defense
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Lender Liability
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Condemnation


  • University of Missouri Columbia School of Law, Columbia, Missouri
    • J.D. – 1979
  • University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri
    • B.A. – 1973

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • The Missouri Bar, Member
  • Association of Attorney Mediators, Member


  • Best Lawyers in America: Lawyer of the Year-Municipal Law-St. Louis, Commercial Litigation, Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law, and Municipal Law


  • Schoeneberg & Hamilton, L.C., 1993 to 1999
  • Gallop, Johnson, Neuman, L.C., 1984 to 1993
  • Guilfoil, Petzall & Shoemake, 1982 to 1984
  • Hannegan, Knight, Kennedy, Schoeneberg & Weber, 1979 to 1982